Results are in! Sixty-one teams from Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin signed up for the 2017-18 LAKES 7th/8th THINKING CAP QUIZ BOWL. Therefore, we are awarding 2 places in each grade level. Teams Congratulations to all our takers! A trophy and individual ribbons will be sent after Thanksgiving to these teams.

Winning first place in the 7th grade pool is the team from Boulan Park Middle School in Troy, Michigan with their super 1215. Aquinas Middle School in La Crosse, Wisconsin will be the home of the 2nd place trophy for their great 1084.

The top score of the day as well as the top 8th grade score, an awesome 1308, was earned by the 8th grade team from Forsyth Middle School in Ann Arbor, Michigan. John Muir Middle School in Wausau, Wisconsin, will be receiving the second place trophy and ribbons for their fantastic 1214.

If you and your students enjoyed this contest, we’d love to have you participate in our spring nationwide internet contest called America Answers. If you haven’t signed up yet, you can find information and an entry form on our website. This contest has a 2 week period of time to complete so it should accommodate your busy spring schedules. The dates next spring are April 9 – April 20, 2018. Thank you so much for your participation and we look forward to having you again this spring or next fall.


7th Grade Results
Rank Overall School City, State Score Percent Grade #Members
1 2 Boulan Park Middle School Troy, Michigan 1215 93% 7 50
2 10 Aquinas Middle School La Crosse, Wisconsin 1084 89% 7 15
3 12 Weyauwega Middle School Weyauwega, Wisconsin 1079 84% 7 6
4 14 Valley Middle School Apple Valley, Minnesota 1062 89% 7 12
5 15 Belleville Middle School Belleville, Wisconsin 1055 87% 7 9
6 16 Notre Dame Marist Academy Pontiac, Michigan 1052 86% 7 20
7 19 Horace Mann Middle School Wausau, Wisconsin 1041 87% 7 4
8 23 Valley Middle School Apple Valley, Minnesota 1003 86% 7 12
9 24 Baker Middle School Troy , Michigan 988 85% 7 18
10 28 St Hugo of the Hills (7th) Bloomfield Hills, Michigan 982 83% 7 6
11 30 Rice Lake Middle School (7/8) Rice Lake, Wisconsin 972 84% 7 5
12 34 Notre Dame Marist Academy Pontiac, Michigan 956 82% 7 25
13 36 Denmark Elementary Denmark, Wisconsin 929 82% 7 18
14 37 Kent City Middle School Kent City, Michigan 918 80% 7 5
15 39 Denmark Elementary Denmark, Wisconsin 897 80% 7 8
16 40 Westwood Middle /Intermediate Schools Blaine, Minnesota 889 79% 7 5
17 41 Elkhart Lake - Glenbeulah School Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin 888 72% 7 4
18 42 Wrightstown Middle School Wrightstown, Wisconsin 883 79% 7 3
19 44 Notre Dame Marist Academy Pontiac, Michigan 872 79% 7 23
20 46 St. Joan of Arc St. Clair Shores, Michigan 848 74% 7
21 48 Hopkins West Junior High Minnetonka, Minnesota 827 73% 7 6
22 49 Mosinee Middle School Mosinee, Wisconsin 817 72% 7 5
23 52 Chisago Lakes Middle School Lindstrom, Minnesota 737 69% 7 5
24 53 Rice Lake Middle School (7/8) Rice Lake, Wisconsin 663 65% 7 5
25 54 Mosinee Middle School Mosinee, Wisconsin 645 60% 7 3
8th Grade Results
Rank Overall School City, State Score Percent Grade #Members
1 1 Forsythe Middle School ANN ARBOR, Michigan 1308 95% 8 23
2 3 John Muir Middle School Wausau, Wisconsin 1214 97% 8 30
3 4 Boulan Park Middle School Troy, Michigan 1203 91% 8 50
4 5 St. Hugo of the Hills (8th) Bloomfield Hills, Michigan 1167 96% 8 10
5 6 Rice Lake Middle School (7/8) Rice Lake, Wisconsin 1143 89% 8 3
6 7 Hartland Middle School Hartland, Michigan 1127 92% 8 16
7 8 University of Detroit Jesuit Academy Detroit, Michigan 1126 91% 8 25
8 9 Horace Mann Middle School Wausau, Wisconsin 1112 91% 8 4
9 11 Osceola Middle School Osceola, Wisconsin 1082 87% 8 5
10 13 Denmark Elementary Denmark, Wisconsin 1072 88% 8 9
11 17 St. Joan of Arc St. Clair Shores, Michigan 1048 89% 8 4
12 18 Aquinas Middle School La Crosse, Wisconsin 1045 84% 8 15
13 20 Hopkins West Junior High Minnetonka, Minnesota 1038 88% 8 6
14 21 Westwood Middle /Intermediate Schools Blaine, Minnesota 1037 80% 8 3
15 22 Belleville Middle School Belleville, Wisconsin 1008 88% 8 2
16 25 Wrightstown Middle School Wrightstown, Wisconsin 984 85% 8 10
17 26 Weyauwega Middle School Weyauwega, Wisconsin 983 88% 8 3
18 27 Larson Middle School Troy, Michigan 982 87% 8 8
19 29 Holy Family School Grand Blanc, Michigan 979 80% 8 6
20 31 Chisago Lakes Middle School Lindstrom, Minnesota 968 80% 8 16
21 32 Kent City Middle School Kent City, Michigan 965 81% 8 5
22 33 Hortonville M S Hortonville , Wisconsin 959 83% 8 5
23 35 St. Joan of Arc St. Clair Shores, Michigan 932 78% 8 5
24 38 Boyceville Middle School Boyceville, Wisconsin 905 79% 8 20
25 43 Valley Middle School Apple Valley, Minnesota 872 81% 8 9
26 45 Weyauwega Middle School Weyauwega, Wisconsin 870 80% 8 4
27 47 Elkhart Lake - Glenbeulah School Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin 847 77% 8 4
28 50 St. Joan of Arc St. Clair Shores, Michigan 813 70% 8 4
29 51 St. Joan of Arc St. Clair Shores, Michigan 786 71% 8 5
Teams Not Reported
Team / School City, State
New Richmond Middle School #4 New Richmond, Wisconsin
New Richmond Middle School #5 New Richmond, Wisconsin
Larson Middle School #5 Troy, Michigan
Black Hawk Middle School #5 Eagan, Minnesota
Black Hawk Middle School #6 Eagan, Minnesota
Denmark Elementary #8 Denmark, Wisconsin
North Intermediate School #4 St. Peter, Minnesota